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What is a good weight loss program?
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Dr. Carlos Faviel font
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Permanent change
Weight loss cannot be achieved in the long run without long term adjustments.
Programs that make it all about 1 single thing (low fat) are usually not multidimensional approaches. A permanent lifestyle change is far more valuable in the long run (not being sedentary, changing how you eat, when and what you eat, etc). A good weight loss program is by definition personalized to you .

In brief: Permanent change
Weight loss cannot be achieved in the long run without long term adjustments.
Programs that make it all about 1 single thing (low fat) are usually not multidimensional approaches. A permanent lifestyle change is far more valuable in the long run (not being sedentary, changing how you eat, when and what you eat, etc). A good weight loss program is by definition personalized to you .
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: One you stick to
Find a program you can stick with.
Weight watchers is ranked one of the best. If you cut 500 calories each day you will lose one pound/week. Keep a food log, this is a good website: http://www.Livestrong.Com/thedailyplate/. Exercise 3 times a week for 30-40 minutes. Drink water when you are hungry to curb cravings and before each meal to control portion sizes.

In brief: One you stick to
Find a program you can stick with.
Weight watchers is ranked one of the best. If you cut 500 calories each day you will lose one pound/week. Keep a food log, this is a good website: http://www.Livestrong.Com/thedailyplate/. Exercise 3 times a week for 30-40 minutes. Drink water when you are hungry to curb cravings and before each meal to control portion sizes.
Dr. Swati Avashia
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Reasonable
It should contain 1000-1200 calories if you are healthy unless under the care of a physician.
Eliminate juices. Eat low glycemic index foods and eat fruits and veggies raw. Eliminate diet sodas and for sweeteners use stevia(not stevia in the raw as it has sugar). Try to eat chicken and fish, crab and lobster and watch fat and salt. Drink 64oz water a day and exercise 90 minutes a day for loss

In brief: Reasonable
It should contain 1000-1200 calories if you are healthy unless under the care of a physician.
Eliminate juices. Eat low glycemic index foods and eat fruits and veggies raw. Eliminate diet sodas and for sweeteners use stevia(not stevia in the raw as it has sugar). Try to eat chicken and fish, crab and lobster and watch fat and salt. Drink 64oz water a day and exercise 90 minutes a day for loss
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
In brief: Go Mobile!
You must aggressively change your lifestyle.
Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m

In brief: Go Mobile!
You must aggressively change your lifestyle.
Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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